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2010 Atlanta Falcons

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13-3-0, Finished 1st in NFC South Division  · 2010 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 6.1, Offense: 3.8, Defense: 2.2, SoS: -1.8, avg is 0.0.

Scored 414 points (25.9/g), 5th of 32 in the NFL. Allowed 288 points (18.0/g), 5th.
 Differential of 126 points (7.9/g), 4th.  Expected W-L: 11.2-4.8.

Coach: Mike Smith (13-3-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Mike Mularkey
 Defensive Coordinator: Brian VanGorder

Stadium: Georgia Dome
 Training Camp: Atlanta Falcons Training Facility (Flowery Branch, Georgia)

Starters

Hide Non-primary Starters · ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Matt Ryan* 25 2 16 357 for 571, 3,705 yards, 28 td, 9 int, & 46 rushes for 122 yards and 0 td Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 3rd pick / 2008
RB Michael Turner* 28 6 15 334 rushes for 1,371 yards, 12 td, & 12 catches for 85 yards and 0 td San Diego Chargers / 5th / 154th pick / 2004
WR Michael Jenkins 28 6 9 41 catches for 505 yards, 2 td Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 29th pick / 2004
WR Justin Peelle 31 8 8 10 catches for 96 yards, 1 td San Diego Chargers / 4th / 103rd pick / 2002
WR Roddy White*+ 29 5 16 115 catches for 1,389 yards, 10 td, & 1 rush for 3 yards and 0 td Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 27th pick / 2005
TE Tony Gonzalez* 34 13 16 70 catches for 656 yards, 6 td Kansas City Chiefs / 1st / 13th pick / 1997
LE Kroy Biermann 25 2 14 Atlanta Falcons / 5th / 154th pick / 2008
LT Sam Baker 25 2 16 Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 21st pick / 2008
LG Justin Blalock 27 3 16 Atlanta Falcons / 2nd / 39th pick / 2007
C Todd McClure 33 10 16 Atlanta Falcons / 7th / 237th pick / 1999
RG Harvey Dahl 29 4 16 1 fumble recovered
RT Tyson Clabo* 29 4 16 1 fumble recovered
RE John Abraham*+ 32 10 13 New York Jets / 1st / 13th pick / 2000
 Defensive Starters
LDE John Abraham*+ 32 10 13 13.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered New York Jets / 1st / 13th pick / 2000
LDT Jonathan Babineaux 29 5 15 4.0 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Atlanta Falcons / 2nd / 59th pick / 2005
DT Jonathan Babineaux 29 5 15 Atlanta Falcons / 2nd / 59th pick / 2005
DT Corey Peters 22 Rook 15 Atlanta Falcons / 3rd / 83rd pick / 2010
RDT Corey Peters 22 Rook 15 1.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Atlanta Falcons / 3rd / 83rd pick / 2010
RDE Kroy Biermann 25 2 14 3.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Atlanta Falcons / 5th / 154th pick / 2008
OLB Stephen Nicholas 27 3 11 Atlanta Falcons / 4th / 109th pick / 2007
OLB Mike Peterson 34 11 13 Indianapolis Colts / 2nd / 36th pick / 1999
LLB Stephen Nicholas 27 3 11 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Atlanta Falcons / 4th / 109th pick / 2007
MLB Curtis Lofton 24 2 16 2.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Atlanta Falcons / 2nd / 37th pick / 2008
RLB Mike Peterson 34 11 13 1.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Indianapolis Colts / 2nd / 36th pick / 1999
LCB Brent Grimes* 27 3 16 0.0 sacks, 5 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
RCB Dunta Robinson 28 6 15 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Houston Texans / 1st / 10th pick / 2004
SS William Moore 25 1 15 0.0 sacks, 5 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Atlanta Falcons / 2nd / 55th pick / 2009
FS Thomas DeCoud 25 2 16 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Atlanta Falcons / 3rd / 98th pick / 2008
S Thomas DeCoud 25 2 16 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Atlanta Falcons / 3rd / 98th pick / 2008
S William Moore 25 1 15 0.0 sacks, 5 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Atlanta Falcons / 2nd / 55th pick / 2009
 Special Teams Starters
Matt Bryant 35 8 0
Michael Koenen 28 5 0
PR Eric Weems* 25 3 4 18 punt returns for a 12.8 average and 1 td
KR Eric Weems* 25 3 4 40 kick returns for a 27.5 average and 1 td

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
55 John Abraham*+ 32 LDE 15 13 256 6-4 South Carolina 5/6/1978 10 16 New York Jets / 1st / 13th pick / 2000
59 Spencer Adkins 23 9 0 246 5-11 Miami (FL) 5/16/1987 1 1 Atlanta Falcons / 6th / 176th pick / 2009
98 Jamaal Anderson 24 le 16 3 288 6-5 Arkansas 2/6/1986 3 3 Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 8th pick / 2007
95 Jonathan Babineaux 29 LDT 15 15 281 6-2 Iowa 10/12/1981 5 8 Atlanta Falcons / 2nd / 59th pick / 2005
72 Sam Baker 25 LT 16 16 308 6-5 USC 5/30/1985 2 8 Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 21st pick / 2008
71 Kroy Biermann 25 RDE 16 14 242 6-3 Montana 9/12/1985 2 7 Atlanta Falcons / 5th / 154th pick / 2008
63 Justin Blalock 27 LG 16 16 320 6-3 Texas 12/20/1983 3 8 Atlanta Falcons / 2nd / 39th pick / 2007
Rob Bruggeman 24 1 0 290 6-4 Iowa 3/21/1986 Rook 0
3 Matt Bryant 35 16 0 200 5-9 Baylor 5/29/1975 8 4
77 Tyson Clabo* 29 RT 16 16 314 6-6 Wake Forest 10/17/1981 4 10
26 Erik Coleman 28 db 12 1 200 5-10 Washington St. 5/6/1982 6 1 New York Jets / 5th / 143rd pick / 2004
73 Harvey Dahl 29 RG 16 16 302 6-5 Nevada 6/24/1981 4 8
92 Chauncey Davis 27 dt 16 2 277 6-2 Florida St. 1/27/1983 5 3 Atlanta Falcons / 4th / 128th pick / 2005
28 Thomas DeCoud 25 FS 16 16 196 6-1 California 3/19/1985 2 6 Atlanta Falcons / 3rd / 98th pick / 2008
83 Harry Douglas 26 wr 16 4 170 5-11 Louisville 9/16/1984 2 3 Atlanta Falcons / 3rd / 84th pick / 2008
86 Brian Finneran 34 wr 16 1 210 6-5 Villanova 1/31/1976 11 2
24 Dominique Franks 23 2 0 180 6-0 Oklahoma 10/8/1987 Rook 0 Atlanta Falcons / 5th / 135th pick / 2010
88 Tony Gonzalez* 34 TE 16 16 251 6-5 California 2/27/1976 13 8 Kansas City Chiefs / 1st / 13th pick / 1997
20 Brent Grimes* 27 LCB 16 16 180 5-10 Shippensburg 7/19/1983 3 11
Joe Hawley 22 15 0 297 6-3 UNLV 10/22/1988 Rook 1 Atlanta Falcons / 4th / 117th pick / 2010
12 Michael Jenkins 28 WR 11 9 217 6-4 Ohio St. 6/18/1982 6 6 Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 29th pick / 2004
94 Peria Jerry 26 16 0 290 6-1 Mississippi 8/23/1984 1 2 Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 24th pick / 2009
27 Gartrell Johnson 24 9 0 222 5-10 Colorado St. 6/21/1986 1 0 San Diego Chargers / 4th / 134th pick / 2009
9 Michael Koenen 28 16 0 195 5-11 West. Washington 7/13/1982 5 1
97 Trey Lewis 25 dt 1 1 294 6-3 Washburn 5/23/1985 3 0 Atlanta Falcons / 6th / 186th pick / 2007
50 Curtis Lofton 24 MLB 16 16 238 6-2 Oklahoma 6/2/1986 2 9 Atlanta Falcons / 2nd / 37th pick / 2008
62 Todd McClure 33 C 16 16 286 6-1 LSU 2/16/1977 10 8 Atlanta Falcons / 7th / 237th pick / 1999
25 William Moore 25 S 16 15 223 6-0 Missouri 5/18/1985 1 7 Atlanta Falcons / 2nd / 55th pick / 2009
34 Ovie Mughelli* 30 fb 16 6 260 6-1 Wake Forest 6/10/1980 7 2 Baltimore Ravens / 4th / 134th pick / 2003
54 Stephen Nicholas 27 LLB 16 11 225 6-2 South Florida 5/1/1983 3 6 Atlanta Falcons / 4th / 109th pick / 2007
32 Jerious Norwood 27 2 0 205 6-0 Mississippi St. 7/29/1983 4 0 Atlanta Falcons / 3rd / 79th pick / 2006
21 Chris Owens 24 cb 16 3 182 5-10 San Jose St. 12/1/1986 1 2 Atlanta Falcons / 3rd / 90th pick / 2009
81 Michael Palmer 22 te 14 1 260 6-5 Clemson 1/18/1988 Rook 0
87 Justin Peelle 31 WR 13 8 255 6-4 Oregon 3/15/1979 8 1 San Diego Chargers / 4th / 103rd pick / 2002
91 Corey Peters 22 RDT 16 15 294 6-4 Kentucky 6/8/1988 Rook 7 Atlanta Falcons / 3rd / 83rd pick / 2010
53 Mike Peterson 34 RLB 16 13 230 6-1 Florida 6/17/1976 11 7 Indianapolis Colts / 2nd / 36th pick / 1999
8 Chris Redman 33 2 0 223 6-3 Louisville 7/7/1977 10 0 Baltimore Ravens / 3rd / 75th pick / 2000
23 Dunta Robinson 28 RCB 15 15 172 5-10 South Carolina 4/11/1982 6 6 Houston Texans / 1st / 10th pick / 2004
2 Matt Ryan* 25 QB 16 16 224 6-5 Boston Col. 5/17/1985 2 16 Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 3rd pick / 2008
39 Shann Schillinger 24 15 0 199 6-1 Montana 5/22/1986 Rook 1 Atlanta Falcons / 6th / 171st pick / 2010
Lawrence Sidbury 24 6 0 267 6-2 Richmond 2/6/1986 1 0 Atlanta Falcons / 4th / 125th pick / 2009
35 Antone Smith 25 9 0 190 5-9 Florida St. 9/17/1985 Rook 0
44 Jason Snelling 27 14 0 235 5-11 Virginia 12/29/1983 3 6 Atlanta Falcons / 7th / 244th pick / 2007
Will Svitek 28 16 0 301 6-6 Stanford 1/8/1982 5 1 Kansas City Chiefs / 6th / 187th pick / 2005
33 Michael Turner* 28 RB 16 15 237 5-10 Northern Illinois 2/13/1982 6 12 San Diego Chargers / 5th / 154th pick / 2004
99 Vance Walker 23 dt 16 1 295 6-2 Georgia Tech 4/26/1987 1 2 Atlanta Falcons / 7th / 210th pick / 2009
56 Sean Weatherspoon 23 llb 11 5 241 6-1 Missouri 12/29/1987 Rook 3 Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 19th pick / 2010
14 Eric Weems* 25 KR 16 4 182 5-8 Bethune-Cookman 7/4/1985 3 3
84 Roddy White*+ 29 WR 16 16 201 6-1 Ala-Birmingham 11/2/1981 5 16 Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 27th pick / 2005
29 Brian Williams 31 cb 16 1 198 5-11 North Carolina St. 7/2/1979 8 2 Minnesota Vikings / 4th / 105th pick / 2002
52 Coy Wire 32 15 0 205 6-0 Stanford 11/7/1978 8 1 Buffalo Bills / 3rd / 97th pick / 2002
82 Joe Zelenka 34 16 0 265 6-3 Wake Forest 3/9/1976 11 0
Team Total 27.2 16 240.8 6-1.5 4.2